Type
Word Scramble
Description

home delivery
wash your hands
the R number
lockdown
social isolation
google meet
virtual life
contact tracing
number of dead
virus
infection rates
social distancing
working from home
outbreak
grayson's art club
virtual gallery
all in it together
panic buying
intensive care
clap for the NHS

Infection Control Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Should be trimmed and clean at all times Fingernails
This level of precautions relates to all aspects of resident care Standard
These precautions include gowns, gloves, masks, sometimes eyewear PPE
PPE to remove first Gloves
The pathogen against which alcohol hand sanitizer is ineffective C DIFF
The number one intervention to break the chain of infection Handwashing
You should wash your hands for at least this many seconds Twenty
Hepatitis B & C and HIV are spread by this Blood
Extremely small drops of liquid, such as occurs with a sneeze. Can carry infectious organisms Droplet
The separation of infected persons from others Isolation
Type of disease which can be carried on very small droplets or dust particles that float in the air (Chickenpox, measles, TB) Airborne
Type of precaution to use for pathogens can be transferred by direct contact (hand or skin-to-skin) or indirect contact (touching surfaces or items in room) Contact
Residents with _________ are more likely to get UTI Catheters
You should perform hand ____________ between care of every resident Hygiene
_______ care at least twice a day reduces the risk of a resident developing pneumonia Oral
The name of the virus that causes respiratory infections typically between the months of October and April. Have you taken the vaccine against it this year? Influenza
After washing hands, turn off the faucet with a _________ paper towel. dry
Wash your hands immediately after removing ___________ Gloves
What is a common bacteria that is antibiotic resistant? MRSA
Hands must be ___________ if they are visibly soiled, or if there has been contact with blood or body fluids washed
Most health-care-associated infections are transmitted to patients by _________ staff
The overuse and misuse of antibiotics causes antibiotic _________________. Resistance
Who is responsible for cleanliness within the workplace? Everyone
____________ is your body’s first line of defense against infection Skin
Be sure reusable equipment is ____________ before you use it on another patient disinfected
Never ______ needles after use. recap

Infection Control Week Fun! Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A resident that is coughing should be given a Mask
Every body fluid should be considered as a potential for infection
Which type of isolation precautions would be appropriate for a resident with MRSA Contact
Antibiotics are effective against bacteria but are not effective for viruses
The are items worn by staff to protect from the spread of infection PPE
The single most effective way to prevent the spread of infection hand hygiene
what is another way to say hand hygiene (especially when water is used) hand washing
physically separating infected individuals from uninfected is called this isolation
IPAC stands for infection prevention and __________ control
ABHR stands for alcohol based _________ __________ hand rub
when there are several people infected with the same germ, it could be an outbreak
What does TB stand for tuberculosis
ARO stands for antibiotic _______ __________ resistant organism

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Affects anyone
Boris Johnson
Coronavirus
Dont travel
Early action
Fever
Germs
Hand sanitizer
Isolated
Journeys cancelled
Kids also affected
Lockdown
Many cases
Nobody immune
Only two weeks
Panic buying
Quarantine
Really serious
Self isolation
Toilet roll shortage
Unavoidable
Virus
Wuhan
X-ray results
Young and Old
Zombie towns

Infection Prevention and Control Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

airborne precautions
pathogens
alcohol-based rub
sterile
isolation
contact precautions
gloves
gown
mask
fifteen seconds
infection
Standard Precautions
PPE
hand hygiene
viruses
bacteria
asepsis

Microorganisms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Microorganisms that cause infectious disease Pathogens
Pathogen that lives in blood Blood-borne
Bacteria that requires oxygen for survival Aerobic
Bacteria that live without oxygen Anaerobic
Small microbes that pass through most filters Virus
Microbes that grow on other organisms Fungus
Animal pathogen, parasites Protozoa
The way microorganisms enter the body Portals
Number of portals of entry for microorganisms Five
Spread of disease by contact with pathogen Contagion
Confined to one area of the body Localized
Spread through the body Systemic
Usual amount of specific disease in a community Endemic
Excess of normal occurrences of a specific disease Outbreak
Increase in normal number of cases of specific disease in a defined geographic area Epidemic
Epidemic spread over several countries Pandemic
Recently appearing infectious diseases in a population Emerging infection
Ingested or injected substances that have ability to inhibit growth or destroy pathogens Antibiotics
Chemical agents that treat disease Chemotherapy
Biologic or chemical agents that create immunity Immunizations
Absence or control of microorganisms Asepsis
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC
Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA
Bacteriostatic agents used on skin Antiseptics
Bacteriostatic agents used on inanimate objects Disinfectants
Process of destroying all living organisms Sterilization
Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus MRSA
Organism that lives at the expense of another Parasite
Encapsulated bacteria in an inative state Spores

Infection Control Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the name of the infection control nurse at NHOH? Krista Burckhardt
These are items worn to protect employees from blood borne exposures PPE
A patient that is coughing should be given a mask
The single most effective way to reduce the spread of infection and disease hand hygiene
Type of isolation required for patients that have symptoms concerning for Tuberculosis Airborne isolation
This type of isolation is appropriate for a patient with infectious MRSA . Contact
Every body fluid must be considered a potential for infection
Antibiotics are effective against bacteria but not viruses
the quality of being unaffected by a disease immunity
microorganisms capable of producing disease pathogens
Bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa microorgansims
To live anerobic organisms do not need oxygen

The 1918 Influenza Pandemic Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The first Military camp outbreak was reported in Camp Funston
The origin of this influenza strain remains unknown
Is often highly contagious flu virus
Those American soldiers were credited for bringing the disease into Europe
Total number of waves Three
Deadliest Wave The Second Wave
The Second Wave began to emerge among British and French Soldiers who were serving on the Western Front
By mid-august the second wave was spreading rapidly in France
How the influenza Pandemic came into New Zealand The Niagara
Huge parades were held here to welcome home the soldiers Auckland
Highest population of New Zealanders targeted Maori
Buildings during the event were Shut Down

Covid-19 Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

nurse
doctor
ventilator
fever
morgue
employment
essential worker
shortage
death
sneeze
confirmed
gloves
mask
hand wash
sanitizer
Lysol
Wuhan
patient
cough
recovered
walking
six feet
social distance
lungs
testing
hospital
family
home
global
breathe
respirator
toilet paper
pandemic
virus
corona

Communicable Diseases Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Transferred by a tick while hiking or hunting in the woods Lyme Disease
The state of being protected against a particular disease Immunity
Transferred through the mom to the baby during pregnancy. Passive Immunity
Abbreviation for Centers for Disease Control CDC
A life threatening disease due to the progressive failure of the immune system...leads to AIDS HIV
Bacterial infection that affects the lungs and causes chronic cough Tuberculosis
A virus that affects the nose, throat, and bronchi...a yearly vaccination is the best protection. Influenza
A bacterial skin infection common in young children. Impetigo
White blood cells that coordinate and perform many functions of specific immunity. Phagocytes
A global outbreak of an infectious disease. Pandemic

Coronavirus word search

Type
Word Search
Description

health
panic buy
toilet roll
face mask
hospital
fever
global
pandemic
quarantine
symptoms
key worker
contagious
lockdown
sanitiser
isolation